M-VAC | definition of M-VAC by Medical dictionary
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M VAC A chemotherapeutic regimen for advanced urothelial (bladder) cancer, which has a reported 36% response rate.
M-VAC Methotrexate, vinblastine, Adriamycin–doxorubicin & cis-platinum A chemotherapeutic regimen for bladder CA
Methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin, chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat cancers of the urinary tract.
References in periodicals archive
Seven year update of an EORTC phase III trial of high-dose intensity M-VAC
chemotherapy and G-CSF versus classic M-VAC
in advanced urothelial tract tumours.
Validation study of the prediction system for clinical response of M-VAC
Integrated therapy for locally advanced bladder cancer: final report of a randomized trial of cystectomy plus adjuvant M-VAC
versus cystectomy with both preoperative and postoperative M-VAC